|Viola "Mom" Ruth - Fred Feild|
Viola Ruth bounded all around Arizona and landed in Phoenix. Here she is playing fiddle and singing with her daughter, Marie, on piano. These were taken from reel-to-reel tape and wire recordings found at the Arizona Historical Foundation. Much more information is available about her. Arizona's Pioneer Reunion March (medley) Blacksmiths Quadrille Bony Smith's Quadrille Peek-A-Boo Waltz Quadrille (sung with Marie) Now you waltz down the center and there you divide Lady to the right, gent the othe...
Keywords: Viola Ruth; Phoenix; traditional American; folk fiddle; pioneer western
|Massey Family - Fred Feild|
The Massey Family. WC (William Calley) Massey leads the family here on fiddle. They were settled in the Roswell, New Mexico area. You hear one of the famous Westerners named Allan Massey on guitar. The second fiddle is probably Curt (Dott) Massey. This is old-time music! 1 Arkansas Traveler 2 Honeysuckle Schottische 3 Tugboat (a Texas version of Sandy River Belle) 4 unidentified schottische (help) 5 White River Stomp 6 Brilliancy Medley (Rocky Mountain Goat & Leather Britches) 7 London Hornpipe ...
Keywords: Massey Family; old-time music; western fiddle; 78 rpm records
|Darling Nelly Gray - sung by Fred Feild, piano is computer generated, taken from the original sheet music|
Darling Nelly Gray by Benjamin R. Hanby, 1856 There's a low green valley on the old Kentucky shore There I've whiled many happy hours away A-sitting and a-singing by the little cottage door Where lived my darling Nelly Gray Chorus Oh! my poor Nelly Gray, they have taken you away And I'll never see my darling any more I'm sitting by the river and I'm weeping all the day For you've gone from the old Kentucky shore When the moon had climbed the mountain, and the stars were shining too Then I'd take...
Keywords: old-time; Hanby; sheet music; classic; chestnut; vintage; 19th century; vocals; lyrics
|Uncle Sam's Farm - sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music, piano is computer generated|
Uncle Sam's Farm words by Jesse Hutchinson Jr. arranged and adapted for the piano by N. Barker Of all the mighty nations, In the east or in the west O this glorious yankee nation, Is the greatest and the best We have room for all creation, And our banner is unfurled Here's a gen'ral invitation, To the people of the world Chorus Then come along, come along, make no delay Come from every nation, Come from every way Our lands, they are broad enough, Don't be alarmed For Uncle Sam is rich enough, To...
Keywords: Jesse Hutchinson; 19th century; 1850s; popular song; old-time music; piano and vocal
|Oh dem Golden Slippers vocal - sung by Fred Feild from the first published sheet music, piano is computer generated|
Oh dem Golden Slippers by James A. Bland, 1879 arranged by F. Louis Oh my golden slippers am laid away Kase I don't 'spect to wear'em till my weddin' day And my long-tailed coat, dat I loved so well I will wear up in de chariot in de morn And my long, white robe dat I bought last June I'm gwine to git changed kase it fits too soon And de ole grey hoss dat I used to drive I will hitch him to de chariot in de morn Chorus Oh dem golden slippers, oh dem golden slippers Golden slippers I'm gwine to w...
Keywords: James Bland; old-time music; popular song; 19th century; piano and vocal
|Little Brown Jug - sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music, piano is computer generated|
Little Brown Jug by Joseph Eastburn Winner, 1869 My wife and I lived all alone In a little log hut we called our own She loved gin, and I loved rum I tell you what, we'd lots of fun Chorus Ha, ha, ha, you and me, "Little brown jug" don't I love thee Ha, ha, ha, you and me, "Little brown jug" don't I love thee 'Tis you who makes my friends my foes 'Tis you who makes me wear old clothes Here you are, so near my nose So tip her up, and down she goes When I go toiling to my farm I take little "Brown...
Keywords: classic song; old-time music; 19th century; piano and vocal; sheet music; popular song; 1860s; polka dance
|A Life on the Ocean Wave - sung by Fred Feild from the first published sheet music, piano is computer generated|
A Life on the Ocean Wave by Henry Russell, 1838 A life on the ocean wave, a home on the rolling deep Where the scattered waters rave, and the winds their revels keep - - - - - - - - - - - - a home on the rolling deep Where the scattered waters rave, and the winds their revels keep Like an eagle caged I pine on this dull unchanging shore Oh give me the flashing brine, the spray and the tempest's roar Chorus A life on the ocean wave, a home on the rolling deep Where the scattered waters rave, and ...
Keywords: sheet music; old-time; piano with vocal; popular song; 19th century; Henry Russell
|Angelina Baker - sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music, piano is computer generated|
Angelina Baker words and music by Stephen C. Foster, 1850 Way down on de old plantation, dah's where I was born I used to beat de whole creation, hoein' in de corn Oh den I work and den I sing, so happy all de day Till Angelina Baker came and stole my heart away Chorus Angelina Baker! Angelina Baker's gone She left me here to weep a tear and beat on the old jawbone Angelina Baker! Angelina Baker's gone She left me here to weep a tear and beat on the old jawbone I've seen my Angelina in de spring...
Keywords: Stephen Foster; popular song; piano and vocal; 19th century; 1850s; old-time music
|It's a Long Long Way To Tipperary vocal - sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music, piano is computer generated|
It's a Long, Long Way To Tipperary by Jack Judge & Harry Williams, 1912 Up to mighty London came an Irish man one day As the street are paved with gold, sure everyone was gay Singing songs of Piccadilly, Strand, and Leicester Square Till Paddy got excited, then he shouted to them there: Chorus "It's a long way to Tipperary, it's a long way to go It's a long way to Tipperary, to the sweetest girl I know! Goodbye Piccadilly, farewell Leicester Square It's a long, long way to Tipperary But my heart...
Keywords: Jack Judge; Harry Williams; 1910s; popular song; Irish-American; old-time music; piano and vocal
|A Hot Time in the Old Town - sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music, piano is computer generated|
A Hot Time in the Old Town words by Joe Hayden Music by Theo A. Metz, 1896 Come along get you ready wear your bran, bran new gown For dere's gwine to be a meeting in that good, good old town Where you knowded every body, and dey all knowded you And you've got a rabbits foot to keep away de hoodo When you hear that the preaching does begin Bend down low for to drive away your sin And when you gets religion, you want to shout and sing There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight, my baby Chorus ...
Keywords: Gay 90s; 19th century; old-time music; popular song; piano and vocal; sheet music
|The Spanish Cavalier - sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music, piano is computer generated|
The Spanish Cavalier composed by William D. Hendrickson, 1871 A Spanish cavalier stood in his retreat And on his guitar played a tune, dear The music so sweet, they'd ofttimes repeat The blessing of my country and you, dear Chorus Say darling say, when I'm far away Sometimes you may think of me, dear Bright sunny days will soon fade away Remember what I say and be true, dear I am off to the war, to the war I must go To fight for my country and you, dear But if I should fall in vain I would call ...
Keywords: classic song; old-time music; 19th century; piano and vocal; sheet music
|Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs Murphy's Chowder - sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music, piano is computer generated|
Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy's Chowder by Geo. L. Giefer, 1898 Mistress Murphy gave a party just about a week ago Everything was plentiful the Murphys they're not slow They treated us like gentlemen we tried to act the same Only for what happened well it was an awful shame When Mrs. Murphy dished the chowder out she fainted on the spot She found a pair of overalls at the bottom of the pot Tim Nolan he got ripping mad his eyes were bulging out He jumped upon the Piano and loudly he did s...
Keywords: George Giefer; popular song; Irish-American; old-time music; piano and vocal; 19th century; 1890s
|Bully Song - sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music, piano is computer generated|
May Irwin's "Bully" Song by Charles E. Trevathan, 1896 Have yo' heard about dat bully dat's just come to town He's round among de niggers a layin' their bodies down I'm a lookin' for dat bully and he must be found I'm a Tennesse nigger and I don't allow No red-eyed river roustabout with me to raise a row I'm lookin' for dat bully and I'll make him bow Chorus When I walk dat levee round, round, round, round When I walk dat levee round, round, round, round When I walk dat levee round I'm a lookin'...
Keywords: popular song; piano and vocal; 19th century; old-time music; 1890s; gay '90s; Bully of the Town
|Fountain in the Park - Piano by Bill Edwards, sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music|
Fountain in the Park by Ed Haley, 1884 1. While strolling in the park one day All in the merry month of May A roguish pair of eyes they took me by surprise In a moment my poor heart they stole away! Refrain: Oh, a smile was all she gave to me And of course we were as happy as could be So neatly I raised my hat And made a polite remark I never shall forget that lovely afternoon When I met her at the fountain in the park 2...
Keywords: Ed Haley; vintage song; piano and vocal; Perfessor Bill Edwards; 19th century; old-time music; schottische
|There is a Tavern in the Town - sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music, piano is computer generated|
There is a Tavern in the Town by F.J. Adams, 1891 There is a tavern in the town, in the town And there my dear love sits him down, sits him down And drinks his wine 'mid laughter free And never, never thinks of me Chorus Fare thee well, for I must leave thee Do not let the parting grieve thee And remember that the best of friends must part, must part Adieu, adieu, kind friends adieu, adieu, adieu I can no longer stay with you, stay with you I'll hang my harp on a weeping willow tree And may the ...
Keywords: F.J. Adams; 19th century; 1890s; gay 90s; popular song; old-time music; piano and vocal
|Grandfather's Clock - sung by Fred Feild from historic sheet music, piano is computer generated|
Grandfather's Clock by Henry C. Work, 1876 My grandfather's clock was too large for the shelf So it stood ninety years on the floor It was taller by half than the old man himself Though it weighed not a pennyweight more It was bought on the morn of the day that he was born And was always his treasure and pride But it stopped short - never to go again When the old man died Chorus Ninety years, without slumbering (tick, tick, tick, tick) His life seconds numbering (tick, tick, tick, tick) It stopp...
Keywords: Henry Work; 19th century; 1870s; popular song; piano and vocal; old-time music